Waterlooville driver was caught over the limit

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A MAN was caught behind the wheel while three times the drink-drive limit.

Michael Balcombe, 61, of Boxwood Close, Waterlooville, admitted committing the offence in Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth, on January 17.

A test revealed his breath contained 112 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 35mg.

He admitted driving the vehicle without due care and attention.

Balcombe was banned from driving for two years and told to pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs by Portsmouth magistrates. He was told to do 100 hours of unpaid work, put under supervision and ordered to take part in eight activity sessions.